Knocking up Teaching Resources in house
We are considering hiring someone in school to create teaching and learning resources rather then forking out huge amounts of money to the software developers.
This will be either a student from university on a one year placement or a full time appointment.
What will happen hopefully is that a teacher will provide a paper based resource or text book for this person to design an "e" resource to put into the school VLE.
We will probably be looking at a flash programmer or something similar to do the job - a media student from university is maybe suitable.
An ex teacher has also been muted as they will ideally need to have some sort of teaching background as to what resources work and what doesn't in a lesson.
What we don't want however is for every resource to look the same but a standard customised look for the school may be something we wish to achieve.
I doubt that this job will be full time so extra help for the ICT Support team will also be beneficial.
Are they any other schools out there that are either doing this now or considering something similar? I'd be interested to hear if it works and what if any pitfalls you have come across.